STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Recruiter
Plum Personnel
Location
Weybridge
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT MANAGER (FMCG)
£45,000 - £47,000 + COMPANY CAR/CAR ALLOWANCE + 20% BONUS + EXCELLENT COMPANY BENEFITS
WEYBRIDGE


About the role
The Procurement Manager is responsible for continuous improvement and evaluation of purchasing activities within the business. This includes strategic procurement, investment opportunities, best practices, bringing in change and innovation.

Main responsibilities

  • Define the procurement strategy for various areas of the business, including consultancy, out-sourced services, logistics, warehousing and storage, spend analysis
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of the supplier base
  • Lead and support global and regional procurement projects
  • Drafting, launching and owning category plans, including market assessment, SWOT analysis and investment opportunities
  • Monitor compliance and company procurement policies, code of conduct, operating guidelines, regulations
  • Ensure the strategic procurement function is supported by appropriate data analytics and reporting tools

Candidate requirements

  • Previous experience in a procurement role within the FMCG industry
  • MCIPS accreditation
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Strong team player and able to work autonomously
  • Organised with high attention to detail
  • Good communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills at all levels
  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous project management experience (useful)

Please note if you have not been contacted by Plum Personnel within seven days then unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. Due to the high level of applications we are receiving at this time, we are unfortunately unable to give individual feedback. Plum Personnel is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. Plum Personnel is an equal opportunities employer.